Amadeus

Any movie about Mozart better have some great music.


   … And Amadeus delivered. Right from the beginning this film was a blend of comedy, tragedy, honesty, lies, solemnity and music.
   Throughout, the image is pristine. The shots are artful and help tell the story. They also hold a

Never Cry Wolf

That is, if you do cry “wolf!” at least know what you are doing.

   Over and over in the course of the film, but mostly in the first half, I marveled at how dumb the people were. There appeared to be little realistic planning, and less training. But